Daily News from Poets & Writers

Dani Shapiro on Memoir in the Digital Age, the Importance of Independent Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.19.14

Amazon responds to German authors' protest; the most powerful man in publishing; J. K. Rowling pens a new short story set in the Harry Potter universe; and other news.

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German Authors Join Amazon Protest, the Neuroscience of Distraction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.18.14

Audrey Niffenegger slams Amazon; Louise Erdrich wins Dayton distinguished achievement award; the science of typos; and other news.

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Internet Reading and the Anxiety of Influence, the Language of Restaurant Menus, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.15.14

The life and work of Martin Amis; books about race in America; a library taxi in Tehran; and other news.

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Reading for Pleasure, the Memoirs of Lauren Bacall, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.14.14

A look at Robin Williams's role as John Keating, a character based on a real-life teacher and author, in Dead Poets Society; bookstore sales down in 2014; author Lee Child takes Amazon to task; and other news.

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Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension, Amazon Partners With Purdue, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.13.14

OverDrive launches Read an E-book Day; traveling vicariously through books; Anne Sexton's summer bikini tips; and other news.

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HarperCollins's New Indie Marketing Fund, Reading Upward, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.12.14

The history of the dialogue novel; Murakami's latest released today; the review that caused Hemingway to bare his chest; and other news.

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Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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